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The White House last year rejected a proposal to speed up nuclear-security work, opting instead to spend more money on modernizing nuclear arms.
Russia is rejecting U.S. allegations that it has violated a landmark 1987 arms-control accord, the Associated Press reports.
A new report says U.S. officials largely overlook the danger of extremists exploiting sensitive chemical sites to attack U.S. cities, the Associated Press reports.
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July 30, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A senior U.S. diplomat avoided saying exactly how long the United States may continue talks to end nuclear tensions with Iran, the Associated Press reports.
July 30, 2014 | Nuclear Weapons Programs
The United Kingdom never notified British lawmakers that it renewed a key nuclear-arms collaboration pact with Washington, the London Guardian reports.
July 30, 2014 | Nextgov.com Staff | Counterproliferation and Threat Reduction, Delivery Systems , Missile Defense
Three Israel-based defense firms that architected Israel's “Iron Dome” anti-missile system were hacked, possibly by individuals based in China.
A senior U.S. commander on Tuesday said he was concerned North Korea's frequent missile tests were numbing the world to the threat they pose.
July 30, 2014 | Shirley Li | Terrorism
An explosion at a Nigerian college has left several dead, the BBC reported.
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Paul Ingram, head of the British American Security Information Council, calling for greater parliamentary oversight of a recently updated U.S.-U.K. atomic arms cooperation accord.
It is high time we took this relationship and its consequences for international security seriously.